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Hungarian researchers rally against government 'attack on science'

Budapest - Thousands of Hungarians rallied in Budapest on Tuesday outside a prestigious scientific institution that says it is the victim of a new power grab by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's government.

Pompeo seeks to woo Hungary's Orban away from Russia, China

Budapest - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo voiced hope Monday that renewed American engagement with Hungary's Viktor Orban would help steer the increasingly authoritarian leader away from Russian and Chinese influence.

Pompeo in Hungary hoping to woo Orban away from Moscow

Budapest - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Hungary on Monday, on the first leg of a European tour, hoping that economic and defence incentives will dissuade Prime Minister Viktor Orban from getting too close to Russia.

Hungary's Orban vows defence of 'Christian' Europe

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban launched his European elections campaign Sunday calling for voters to defend "Christian" nations against immigration, which he said led to the "virus of terrorism".

Holocaust museum stokes controversy among Hungary's Jews

Budapest - As the world prepares to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, Hungarian Jews find themselves divided in a bitter dispute over the long-delayed opening of a new Holocaust museum in Budapest.

Hungary Audi workers in rare strike over wages

Budapest - Workers at the German car giant Audi's plant in Hungary called a one-week strike Wednesday over a wage dispute, a rare case of industrial unrest in an economy that relies on the automotive sector.

Hungary to release Syrian jailed over 2015 border riot

Budapest - A Syrian man jailed in Hungary for his role in a border riot in 2015 will be released next week, a court said Friday, ending a controversial case that saw Budapest accused of heavy-handedness.

Hungary protesters march against labour reform

Budapest - Around 6,000 people on Saturday demonstrated against nationalist-conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban in the latest of a wave of Hungarian protests targeting a labour reform branded a "slave law" by the opposition.

Hungary opposition vows 'year of resistance' to Orban

Budapest - Hungarian opposition parties on Thursday pledged to turn 2019 into a "year of resistance" against nationalist-conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban, two days ahead of fresh anti-government protests in Budapest.

Hungary's Orban under fire for removing statue

Budapest - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban came under fire Friday for the removal of a statue of a politician executed by the Soviet Union after the failed anti-communist revolt in 1956.

Protesters return to streets as Hungary's Orban digs in

Budapest - At least 5,000 demonstrators took to the streets of the Hungarian capital Budapest late Friday, as rightwing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissed a wave of protests against a new labour reform as "hysterical shouting".

Hungary's Orban dismisses labour law protests as 'hysterical'

Budapest - Hungary's right-wing nationalist Prime Minister Viktor Orban dismissed a wave of protests against a new labour reform as "hysterical shouting" Friday, but a new poll suggested most Hungarians disapproved of the law.

Hungary enforces 'slave' labour reform despite protests

Budapest - Hungarian President Janos Ader on Thursday signed into law a controversial labour reform dubbed a "slave law" by the opposition despite sweeping protests.

What next for Hungary's anti-Orban protests?

Budapest - After a week of protests against the government of right-wing nationalist Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, sparked by reforms to labour law and the judiciary, the opposition and trade unions are trying to keep up the momentum.

Hungary public broadcaster hit by wave of protests

Budapest - Anti-government protests in Hungary hit the country's public broadcaster on Monday, with the opposition galvanised by the furious reaction to a controversial new labour law.

Thousands protest 'slave law' in Budapest

Budapest - Protesters threw smoke grenades at police who responded with tear gas in Budapest on Sunday as thousands of people rallied against a new "slave law" passed by the government of conservative Prime Minister Viktor Orban.

Protesters, police clash in Hungary for third straight night

Budapest - Anti-government demonstrations in Budapest on Friday ended in clashes for a consecutive third night between police and protesters angry at Prime Minister Viktor Orban's controversial new laws on workers rights and the judicial system.

Chaos as Hungarian MPs pass laws on overtime and judiciary

Budapest - Rare scenes of chaos gripped the Hungarian parliament Wednesday as it passed a controversial judicial reform, as well as labour legislation that critics call a "slave law".

Chaos as Hungarian MPs pass laws on overtime and judiciary

Budapest - Rare scenes of chaos gripped the Hungarian parliament Wednesday as it passed a controversial judicial reform, as well as labour legislation that critics call a "slave law".

Hungarian workers protest over 'slavery' law

Budapest - Thousands of Hungarian workers demonstrated in Budapest on Saturday against a change to the labour code proposed by Prime Minister Viktor Orban's ruling party that critics have dubbed a 'slavery law'.
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